Financing a DUI

The total cost of a DUI can sometimes cost over $10,000. Using a lender can help ease this financial burden.

DUI Checklist

Do I need a lawyer? How much have I spent so far?
Keep track of quotes and expenses with our DUI checklist.

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What to Expect

  • The total cost of a DUI may include bail, towing, defense attorney fees, court fines, education, treatment, ignition interlock, insurance, alternative transportation costs and license reinstatement fees.
  • DUI requirements have strict deadlines and need to be completed in a timely manner.
  • Secure financing before a DUI conviction affects your credit and financial standing.

Financing FAQs

My friend told me a DUI costs $8,500, is that true?

Every DUI is unique and many factors determine the total cost of a DUI. It is best to consult with an attorney to know what your DUI might cost because it will likely be different than what someone else spent.

How much does a DUI cost?

There is not one defined number that you can expect to pay. The total cost of a DUI may include bail, towing, legal defense, court fines, education & treatment, ignition interlock, insurance, alternative transportation costs and more.

How do I get financing to pay for my DUI?

Use our provider marketplace to find lenders in your area.

When is a good time to get financing to pay for my DUI?

As soon as you know you need financing, it’s a good idea to apply. Secure financing before a DUI conviction affects your credit could help you get better financing.

Will my insurance premium go up because of a DUI?

Yes. Your insurance premium will likely increase.

How long will a DUI conviction stay on my record?

A DUI conviction may stay on your record up to 10 years, which can affect your credit and insurance rates.